PO Box 31 Ganmain New South Wales 2702 Australia
+612 6927 6707
Our office hours are 9:00am - 5:00pm AEST Monday to Friday. We can only respond to emails and phone calls during those hours.
The MDBA will preserve and improve canine life by assisting:
Dog breeders to achieve the highest potential of their breeding programs.
Dog rescuers to achieve the highest potential in helping and managing homeless animals.
Dog owners to be responsible pet owners and
Pet carers to excel in their professions.
This is to be achieved by making a positive difference to their knowledge base and practices. The way to achieve this is to provide education, support and to show how a standard of excellence in dog breeding, dog ownership and canine care is achievable; To promote the public awareness, respect and accessibility of MDBA accredited dog breeders, MDBA accredited Rescue groups, owners and pet carers through public relations and education throughout the community.
Our mission is to encourage our members to attain the highest of standards. We don't just ask them to improve, but provide them with all of the tools necessary to do this.
We also ask them to agree to abide by a Code of Conduct relevant to their membership that is one of the toughest codes worldwide. This agreement places them in a position where they voluntarily agree to work to a standard not demanded of most others.
The aims of the MDBA are to:
To promote , recognise and celebrate excellence in dog breeding and practices, animal welfare, ownership and animal related services; to be strongly committed to the promotion of responsible pet ownership with a focus on animal welfare issues;
Work in co-operation with Government, animal welfare agencies, and other reputable organisations to provide effective and manageable policies for pet ownership and management;
Provide an education system in all aspects of dog breeding, welfare, ownership and care; and
Provide a regulatory body to increase the standards of dog breeding, welfare, ownership and care.
To always keep the dogs' bests interests in mind by careful consideration of the outcomes for our dogs in all we do.To focus on what is best for dogs.
To assist dog breeders in achieving the highest potential of their breeding programs, dog owners to be responsible pet owners and pet carers and dog rescue workers to excel in their professions by providing education and resources and by showing how standards of excellence can be achieved.
To promote the public awareness, respect and accessibility of MDBA accredited breeders, rescue, dog owners and pet carers through public relations and education throughout the community.
To uphold the integrity of our Registry, with a focus on breeding dogs for health, temperament, type and function by establishing standards of breeding, keeping pedigrees and health records issuing certificates and statistics concerning pure-breed dogs.
To provide an international third party arm's length pedigree registry for all recognised breeds of dogs and breeds in development.
To advocate for the dog as a family companion and to protect the rights of all dog owners by building relationships and showing a strong preference for science based political and legislative decisions with a desire for animal welfare initiatives most appropriate to the canine species over animal rights propaganda.
To promote responsible dog ownership and public safety through education and support
To assemble a strong network of responsible dog owners to ensure the restoration and preservation of a dog-friendly society by promoting the benefits of unity and MDBA membership.
To maintain effective monitoring of our members to ensure the welfare of their dogs by implementing systems to allow us to do this with a priority on prevention rather than cure.
To empower individuals with skills and resources to change the world for dogs by making a positive difference to their knowledge base and practices by providing education, support and to show how a standard of excellence in dog breeding, dog ownership and canine care is achievable.